Nature's Path Foods, commonly known as Nature's Path, is a privately held, family-owned producer of certified organic foods. Originally known for its breakfast cereals, it now has a portfolio of more than 150 products. Founded in 1985 by Arran and Ratana Stephens, Nature's Path employs approximately 500 people, with manufacturing facilities in Canadaand the United States and sales in more than 40 countries. All of its products arevegetarian, certified organic, and Non-GMO Project Verified. Nature's Path is a triple bottom line social enterprise, and has been recognized for incorporating the notion ofsustainability into its business practices through its support of various charitable and eco-friendly initiatives. The company is regularly named one of Canada's best employers.
Nature’s Path has been voted amongst Canada’s Best 50 Employers in Canada in 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2012, and among Canada’s Greenest Employers in 2009, 2011 and 2012.
The Organic Trade Association recognized founders Arran and Ratana Stephens with the award for Growing Organic Leadership in 2013 and a Nature’s Path farmer, Doug Crabtree, with the Farmer of the Year award. Food in Canada recognized Nature’s Path with the 2014 award for Leadership in Sustainability.